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Frederick W. Haddix Jr.

Fred passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

He was born November 26, 1940 in Grand Haven the son of Frederick and Jesse (More) Haddix. Fred proudly served his country in the US Air Force. For over 30 years he had worked for MDOT until his retirement in 2000.

Fred enjoyed fishing and deep frying pan fish, hunting, golfing and following NASCAR especially Dale Earnhardt Sr. On July 3, 1981 in Kalamazoo he married June Cary who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Joe (Glenda) Haddix of Otsego, Chris (Doug) Stone of Otsego, Jody (Allison) Haddix of Plainwell, Derek (Darlene) Cobble of Otsego and Brett (Chrissy) Cobble of Plainwell; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and sisters, Jan Addis and Maxine Nichols.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jaryd Ford.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego with Celebrant Bill Rose officiating.

Military Honors by VFW Post #3030.

A private family burial of ashes will be held at Mountain Home Cemetery at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Fred may be made to the Jaryd Ford Scholarship Fund at Martin Schools.

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Agnes vanarsdal

July 27, 2018 at 6:04 pm

June so very very sorry.

Hugs to you.

Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal


Mary Steele

July 27, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Thinking of you all in the family. I am so sorry for your loss.


Tammy Leonard

July 27, 2018 at 9:51 pm

Dearest June and ALL the family ~ I don’t know what to say but ..Sincere Sympathy and GOD Bless you all and hugs to remind you up the everlasting LOVE I pray you all will recall❤️❤️ all my love and prayers.. Tammy Pfau Leonard


Ginny Evink & Carrie Curtiss

July 27, 2018 at 10:45 pm


Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.


Brenda Dalton

July 27, 2018 at 11:19 pm

Joe and family, So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all during this difficult time.


Rick and Kim Smith

July 28, 2018 at 4:18 am

So very sorry for your loss. Your family are in our prayers.


Lisa Rasnake

July 28, 2018 at 8:10 am

So so sorry for your loss . My prayers and thoughts are with you all . ❤️❤️❤️


Tim and Marcia Quigley

July 28, 2018 at 9:28 am

Dear June and Family,

We love all of you! We send our love and prayers! May your memories always be close in your heart! Please know that Fred is now an Angel in Heaven watching over you!


bruce leonard

July 28, 2018 at 1:12 pm

so sorry for your loss


Nicole Knowlton

July 28, 2018 at 6:19 pm

I’m sorry for your loss, praying for your family!


Dave Sibbersen

July 29, 2018 at 9:30 am

So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. We were great friends when we were younger. A lot of good memories.


Ann Williamson

July 29, 2018 at 9:44 am

Jessica I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers to you and your family!


Lee and Diane Boysen

July 29, 2018 at 10:24 am

Dear June and families,

Please accept our most sincere condolences in the passing of your husband, Fred. We are thinking of all of you during this most difficult time and sending up prayers for all of you.


Sally Betzner

July 29, 2018 at 5:59 pm

Sorry to hear of your loss. Think of you often. Sending love.


Garry and Terri Parrish

July 29, 2018 at 7:49 pm

June, we are so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a good guy. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs.❤


Douglas Conran

July 30, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Worked with Fred many times with the MDOT and enjoyed the relationship. My condolences to his family.


Bob and Tami

July 30, 2018 at 10:45 pm

June, sending all my love to you and the family. Please accept our sincerest condolences.


Shannon babbitt

July 31, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Haddix family,

So sorry for your loss..


Chet and Shirley Babrick

August 1, 2018 at 2:33 pm

Haddix family, Sorry for your loss. Our Prayers and thoughts are sent to you all..


Diana Hall

August 2, 2018 at 2:10 pm

So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.


Tasia Stamos

August 3, 2018 at 9:36 am

Thinking of you during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


marc a labar

August 3, 2018 at 3:57 pm

I knew and worked with Fred during his years with MDOT. His passing is too soon. My condolences to his family.RIP Fred


Ed & Zarlene Main

August 7, 2018 at 5:18 pm

I was saddened to learn of Fred’s passing. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Probably sharing a shot with Jud and Louise:)


Jerry and Judy Shumaker

August 8, 2018 at 8:51 pm

To Jody and Family. Please know that our thoughts and sympathy are with all of you. May you find comfort in your special memories and photos of your Dad. Peace be with you.


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